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Implementing ASP via telehealth represents a ‘viable’ strategy

September 16, 2019
An antimicrobial stewardship program implemented via telehealth at a community hospital in western Pennsylvania decreased broad-spectrum antibiotic…

Nomogram M addresses epi-off cross-linking of thin corneas

September 15, 2019
PARIS — Thin corneas can safely and effectively undergo epi-off corneal cross-linking using a new nomogram that customizes cross-linking…
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Descemet’s stripping only shows promise in some Fuchs’ patients

September 15, 2019
PARIS — For some patients, the use of a topical Rho kinase inhibitor following a Descemet’s stripping only procedure for Fuchs’…
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VIDEO: Oxygen-enhanced epi-on procedures have expanded indications of CXL

September 15, 2019
PARIS — Oxygen-enhanced epithelium-on procedures have expanded the indications of corneal cross-linking and have brought important changes in
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Stewardship-focused rounds improve guideline adherence among medical residents

September 15, 2019
Adding dedicated, stewardship-focused rounds to medical residents’ curriculum leads to increased guideline adherence, especially for duration…

New technologies aimed at practitioner acceptance

September 15, 2019
PARIS — Technology has a purpose at Carl Zeiss Meditec and that is to function as a vehicle, not the driver, for delivering efficiency and…
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VIDEO: PROMIS outcomes support physical therapy for nonoperatively managed foot and ankle patients

September 15, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, discussed a study that looked at whether…
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Clinical outcomes good in pediatric series of corneal ulcers

September 15, 2019
PARIS — Infectious keratitis is a serious cause of ocular morbidity in children, potentially causing amblyopia and severe, permanent visual…
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center oncologist receives lifetime achievement award

September 15, 2019
Charles Rudin, MD, PhD, received the Paul A. Bunn Jr. Scientific Award from International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. The award…

Unique thyroid nodule procedure provides benefit without hassle

September 15, 2019
Patients with noncancerous thyroid nodules may have a new treatment option as Mount Sinai West introduced a radiofrequency ablation procedure in…
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HF prevalence, disparities continue to widen in black communities

September 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Over time, the disparity gap in HF prevalence among black adults compared with white adults has widened and the odds of HF…
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ATTR-ACT: Tafamidis improves quality of life in transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy

September 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Tafamidis was associated with improvements in a variety of metrics of quality of life in patients with transthyretin amyloid…
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Explanation of HF disparities more complicated than race

September 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — While HF is more prevalent in the black population than in the white population, reasons for the disparity are more complicated…
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HFSA membership now open to patients

September 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA —Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, the incoming president of the Heart Failure Society of America, announced that membership in the…
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Helminth infection may reduce HIV transmission, disease

September 14, 2019
In vitro findings published in PLOS Pathogens showed that Schistosoma mansoni antigens have the ability to reduce HIV infection and replication…
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VIDEO: Corneal endothelial cell injection therapy continues to develop

September 14, 2019
PARIS — At EuCornea 2019, Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD, speaks about the results of corneal endothelial cell injection therapy, a field in which…
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Specular microscopy, Scheimpflug imaging may help identify potential graft rejection

September 14, 2019
PARIS — Combined assessment of specular microscopy and Scheimpflug imaging could aid in detecting eyes at risk for graft rejection following…
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Stromal expansion enables standard epi-off CXL in thin corneas

September 14, 2019
PARIS — Stromal expansion with a donor flap obtained by femtosecond laser allows standard epithelium-off corneal cross-linking to be performed…
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Study investigates common features of keratoconus in Down syndrome

September 14, 2019
PARIS — The corneas of patients with Down syndrome present many features similar to those of mild keratoconus eyes, although they do not meet…
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VIDEO: Cheilectomy with synthetic cartilage implant helps patients with pain relief, preserves motion

September 14, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Gregory C. Berlet, MD, FRCS(C) FAOA, spoke about cheilectomy and…